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The Executive Committee & KEY MANAGEMENT STAFF

Singapore Children’s Society is managed by an Executive Committee. As the highest policy and decision making body, the Executive Committee has the ultimate responsibility of ensuring that the Society is governed, and managed responsibly and prudently.

There are also five standing committees working hand in hand with the full time staff in the areas of Appeals, Information and Corporate Relations, Research and Advocacy, Social Work Service and Sunbeam Place (Children’s Residential Home). The Chief Executive Officer heads 196 staff comprising mainly counsellors and social workers.

All committee members are volunteers of Children’s Society and come from diverse backgrounds such as education, healthcare and business.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Mr Koh Choon Hui PJG

Chairman

Mr Koh Choon Hui is the Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 1978. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1975 as a member of the Appeals Standing Committee. He is also currently the Chairman of the Crisis Management Committee and the Remuneration and Human Resource Committee. In 2010, he was appointed as the Singapore Government’s Representative to the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children. Mr Koh was a former Chairman of the Board of Visiting Justices and Board of Inspection, and the Inmates’ Families Support Fund. Mr Koh is Chairman of Life Imprisonment Review Board and President’s Pleasure Review Board, and Long Imprisonment Review Board. Mr Koh is presently Chairman of Singapore Pools.

Prof Ho Lai Yun BBM, JP

Vice Chairman

Prof Ho Lai Yun is a Vice Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2002. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1988 as a member of the Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Standing Committee. He is currently the Chairperson of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee and the Awards Committee, and led the Sunbeam Place Standing Committee as its Chairman from 2012 to 2015. Prof Ho is a Justice of the Peace. He is the Emeritus Consultant, Paediatrician and Neonatologist at the Singapore General Hospital and the Director of the Child Development Programme, Ministry of Health. He is also a Professor at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, NUS and Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School.

Mr Alex Lee Ka But BBM, JP

Vice Chairman

Mr Alex Lee Ka But is a Vice Chairman of Singapore Children’s Society since 2019. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1998 as the Honorary Consultant for the Society. He is the Chairperson of the Sunbeam Place Standing Committee since 2015 and was previously the Chairperson of the Social Work Service Standing Committee from 2005 to 2015. Mr Lee is a Justice of the Peace, and Member of the Board of Visiting Justices and Board of Inspection. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of the National Council of Social Service, a position he last held in 1997.

Assoc Prof Cuthbert Teo Eng Swee PPA (G)

Honorary Secretary

A/Prof Cuthbert Teo Eng Swee is the Honorary Secretary of Singapore Children's Society since 2015. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1999 as a member of the Research Committee. He was the Chairperson of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee from 2012 till 2015. A/Prof Teo is a Senior Consultant and Gazetted Forensic Pathologist at the Forensic Medicine Division, Health Sciences Authority. His academic appointments include Associate Professor at the Department of Biological Sciences of the National University of Singapore (NUS); and Senior Lecturer at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. A/Prof Teo is a member of the Faculty of Medical Experts of the Academy of Medicine of Singapore (AMS), and of the Singapore Medical Council's Panel of Medical Assessors. He is a current member, and past Chairman, of the Executive Committee of the AMS Chapter of Pathologists. He is an advisor to the Editorial Board at the Singapore Medical Association News, and an Associate Editor of the Singapore Medical Journal. 

Ms Theresa Sim May Ling

Honorary Treasurer

Ms Theresa Sim May Ling is the Honorary Treasurer since 2019. She held the position of Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Treasurer on a rotational basis since 2011. She is currently an Assurance Partner and member of the Leadership Team of PwC Singapore. In addition, she assumes the role of Digital Innovation Leader, Chief Financial Controller and Operations Leader. She also serves as a Board Member of the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund and a Member of Board of Governors for Republic Polytechnic. In addition, she is the Audit Committee Chairman and Executive Committee Member of Singapore Centre for Social Enterprise Ltd.

Mrs Maria Shiu-Siu Lai Yee

Honorary Assistant Secretary

Mrs Maria Shiu-Siu Lai Yee is the Honorary Assistant Secretary of Singapore Children's Society since 2014. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2002 as a member of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee. She is also a member of the Research Committee since 2002. 

Mr David Toh Seng Hong

Honorary Assistant Treasurer

Mr Toh is the Honorary Assistant Treasurer since 2019. He is currently a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the Governance Risk Compliance & Internal Audit Leader. Mr Toh is serving as the Board and Audit & Risk Committee member of the Singapore Corporation of Rehabilitative Enterprises (SCORE) which is a statutory Board under the Ministry of Home Affairs, with the mission of rebuilding lives of ex-offenders by helping them enhance their employability potential. He is also currently a member of the Tampines Central Citizen’s Consultative Committee and Tampines Town Counsellor (Finance Committee).

Mr Ho Lon Gee

Member

Mr Ho Lon Gee is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2008. Mr Ho has held the position of Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Treasurer on a rotational basis from 2009 to 2019. He is also the Chairperson of the Investment Committee. Mr Ho is the CEO and Managing Director of Tricor Singapore Pte Ltd. He is also an independent director of Singapore Medical Group Ltd.

Assoc Prof Isabella Wong Yuen-Fun

Member

Assoc Prof Isabella Wong is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2018. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2009 as a member of the Social Work Service Standing Committee. She is a faculty member of the Psychological Studies Academic Group at the National Institute of Education, NTU.

Mr Kurt Wee Chorng Kien JP

Member

Mr Kurt Wee Chorng Kien is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2008. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2008. He is currently the Chairperson of the Appeals Standing Committee. Mr Wee is a Justice of the Peace. He is an investor in various fields of biotechnology and is the Chief Executive Officer of Celligenics Pte Ltd. He is also the President of the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises and Council Member of the Singapore Business Federation.

Assoc Prof Lim Lee Ching

Member

Assoc Prof Lim Lee Ching is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2013. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2010 as a member of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee. He is the Chairperson of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee since 2016. Assoc Prof Lim is the Vice Dean of the S R Nathan School of Human Development at the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Mdm Rashidah Bte Abdul Rasip PPA(P)

Member

Mdm Rashidah Bte Abdul Rasip is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2008. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2007 as a member of the Social Work Service Standing Committee. Mdm Rashidah was the Principal of Huamin Primary School (1997 to 2004) and West View Primary School (2008 to 2015).  She was also posted as a Senior Quality Assessor with the School Appraisal Branch, Ministry of Education in 2005 and thereafter seconded to MENDAKI as its CEO from 2006 to 2007.  She is currently the Principal of Hougang Primary School .

Mr Ronald Liew Wing Kong

Member

Mr Ronald Liew Wing Kong is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2018. He is also a member of the Appeals Standing Committee since 2018. He was appointed the ambassador for the Society’s 1000 Enterprises for Children-in-Need (1000E) in 2013 and was appointed the ambassador for the 1000 Philanthropists (1000P) in 2014. He was also the Chairman of the Council of Ambassadors for two of the Society’s fundraising programmes, the 1000E and the 1000P programmes in 2016. Mr Liew is currently the Group Chief Executive Officer of QCD Technology Pte Ltd. 

Capt Suresh Menon

Member

Capt Suresh Menon is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2016. He started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1999 and is the Vice Chairman of the Sunbeam Place Standing Committee. He was also a nominated member of the Executive Committee in 2015. Capt Menon was a Management Pilot with Singapore Airlines having flown for 43 years. He retired in March 2019 and continues his role as a full time Instructor pilot with SIA.  He is also an Affiliate Member of the Airline Pilots Association Singapore (ALPA-S).

Ms Tan Khiaw Ngoh JP

Member

Ms Tan Khiaw Ngoh is a member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, as well as the Chairperson of the Social Work Service Standing Committee. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 1999 as its Honorary Treasurer, and has held the position of Honorary Treasurer and Honorary Assistant Treasurer on a rotational basis from 1999 to 2006. She was also the Honorary Secretary from 2014 to 2015. Ms Tan is a Justice of the Peace and is also currently the Honorary Treasurer of the National Council of Social Service.

Dr Lena Lee Siow Ling

Co-opted Member

Dr Lena Lee Siow Ling is a co-opted member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2018. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2007 as a member of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee. She is the Vice Chairperson of the Information and Corporate Relations Standing Committee since 2018. She is also a member of the Sunbeam Place Standing Committee since 2018. Dr Lee is the Senior Associate Director of Lee Kong Chian School of Business at the Singapore Management University.

Ms Koh Hui-Jian

Nominated Member

Ms Koh Hui-Jian is a nominated member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, since 2018. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2017 as a member of the Sunbeam Place Standing Committee.

Dr Quah Saw Han 

Nominated Member

Dr Quah Saw Han is a nominated member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children's Society, since 2019. She started volunteering with Singapore Children's Society in 2015 as a member in the Research Committee. She has also joined the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee as a member in 2019. 

Dr Tan Seok Hui  

Nominated Member

Dr Tan Seok Hui is a nominated member of the Executive Committee, Singapore Children’s Society, since 2018. She started volunteering with Singapore Children’s Society in 2007 as a member of the Research Committee. Dr Tan is the current Chairperson of the Research Committee and the Vice Chairperson of the Research and Advocacy Standing Committee. 

KEY MANAGEMENT STAFF

Mr Alfred Tan

Chief Executive Officer

Mr Alfred Tan is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 1999.

Ms Ang Boon Min

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Ms Ang Boon Min is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2019. She was the Corporate Services Senior Director of Singapore Children’s Society from 2014 to 2018.

Ms Sue Cheng

Chief Service Officer

Ms Sue Cheng is the Chief Service Officer of Singapore Children’s Society, a position she held since 2017. She was the Senior Director of the Research and Outreach Centre from 2013 to 2016.

Mr Chia Boon Khiang

Senior Director, Fundraising

Mr Chia Boon Khiang is the Fundraising Senior Director of Singapore Children’s Society, a position he held since 2007.